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Curtin University
WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment

WHO Supported EHIA/HIA Projects 2005-2009

2009 China Consultant to Fudan University Shanghai on Environmental Health Risk Assessment: Sponsored by WHO
The WHO together with the CDC China proposed the development of a short course on Health Risk Assessment.
2009 Solomon Islands

Introduction to HIA in the Solomon Islands: Sponsored by MOH
The aims of the project were to present papers on key issues (e.g. policy and legislation) discussed at the workshop and facilitate discussion sessions and to conduct training sessions for key health professionals and stakeholders in HIA concepts, processes, assessment tools, standards and monitoring and pollution assessment.

2009 Western Pacific region/Malaysia Advisor on Water Quality Sanitation and Hygiene policy in the region: Sponsored by WHO
Jeff Spickett was invited to attend the meeting as an advisor and then to develop a Guide to the Functions of Health Authorities in the Control and Prevention of Water Related Diseases. The WHO subsequently published the document.
2009 Malaysia

Consultant on development of a National Environmental Health Action Plan: Sponsored by MOH, WHO

2009 China Invited visiting Professor China University of Geosciences – Lecture series on Risk Management in Work Safety and Health
Presentations of Risk Management
2008: Oct Cambodia Development of the National Environmental Health Policy: Sponsored by MOH
2008: Aug Laos Development of the National Environmental Health Policy and Action Plan: Sponsored by MOH
2008: April Brunei World Health Day workshop / MOH
2007: Oct Mongolia Environmental Health Impact Assessment reviewing cyanide and mercury contamination in the Darkhaan-Uul amiag region of Mongolia: Sponsored by Ministry of Health / WHO
2007: May China The Development of a National Environmental Health Action Plan and Related Activities in China: Sponsored by MOH / State Environmental Protection Administration / WHO
2005: Dec Thailand High Level Meeting on Health and Environment in ASEAN and East Asian Countries
2005 China Influence of Hygienic Behaviour on Occupational nickel exposure in Indonesia: Sponsored by CDC / Occupational Health and Poison Control